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Weather to remain dry and pleasant for another week says MeT

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


According to the MeT department for another week the weather will remain dry and pleasant in Kashmir valley and also in the Jammu region.

However, it said that there is some possibility of brief spells of rain in the isolated areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Recently there were heavy showers of rain in Jammu and Kashmir but in the selected areas and in some areas the rains were heavy and it resulted in over running of the drains also.

According to GNS in its news report on the weather conditions of Jammu and Kashmir it has said in its report on Monday as follows.

“Weather remained dry in whole Kashmir and the same weather is likely to continue for next one week,” a Meteorological department official said. However, he said, a brief spell of rain at isolated places cannot be ruled out “although chances are low”.

“There’s no forecast of any significant weather in the coming days,” he said.

As regards Jammu division, he said there is possibility of light to moderate rain with thunderstorms at scattered places. “Weather is likely to remain mainly dry. However, a brief spell of light rain at isolated places can’t be ruled out, although chances are low,” he added.

Meanwhile, the meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 14.8 degrees Celsius against normal of 10.4 degree Celsius for this time of the season.

He said Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 12.3 degrees Celsius against 12.3 degrees Celsius.

Pahalgam, the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, witnessed a low of 11.5 degrees Celsius.

Kokernag had a low of 11.7 degrees Celsius against normal of 9.6 degrees Celsius, the official said.

Northern Kashmir’s Kupwara town recorded a minimum of 13.1 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in Baramulla district had a low of 9.0 degrees Celsius.

With GNS inputs

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